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Elena Kalodner-Martin, PhD Student, Awarded CPTSC Diversity Scholarship

June 11, 2021

Elena Kalodner-Martin, a PhD student in the Composition and Rhetoric program, was recently awarded a Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC) Diversity Scholarship....

Department Hosts Virtual Celebration of 2021 Graduating Seniors

May 19, 2021

In lieu of its annual Senior Breakfast, held every spring on the morning of Commencement Day, the English Department hosted on May 15 a virtual celebration for graduating English majors. ...

Laura Furlan Selected as ADVANCE Faculty Fellow

May 17, 2021

Laura Furlan has been selected as an ADVANCE Fellow for 2020-21 academic year for the English Department. ADVANCE Faculty Fellows have a critical role to play in ADVANCE's program of institutional...

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Veronique Lee '11

The ability to analyze, understand, and synthesize text is important [in a job like mine]. You get this from essentially every English course you take. Good writing skills are equally important, and English courses that focus on writing (language, composition, rhetoric) equip you with the writing skills to succeed in “the real world.” 

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